Archive for August 2011
Sirius XM OutQ’s own Michelangelo Signorile was inducted into the LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame over the weekend. The author, pundit and talk show host received an engraved glass award during a ceremony on Saturday night at the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association annual convention in Philadelphia.
California AIDS advocates are calling on the owners of popular gay dating and ‘hook-up’ websites to make changes to their pages that advocates think could lead to a decrease in the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases within the community they serve.
Attendance at the annual gay journalists convention increased again this year in Philadelphia, despite a soaking from Hurricane Irene.
An LGBT youth advocacy group is ordering an anti-gay association to stop selling and promoting a new homophobic film it made that the gay group says contains “false and defamatory” statements about it.
Gay Republican Presidential candidate Fred Karger is filing a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Fox News. Karger claims the ‘Fair and Balanced’ network illegally excluded him from the debate it sponsored last week.
Seven leading AIDS organizations are coming together to urge the Obama administration to support a new HIV prevention approach that has already proven effective in clinical trials.
The Human Rights Campaign has released a “hate crimes toolkit” to help states develop their own laws modeled after the federal Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Read the rest of this entry »
Openly gay Republican presidential hopeful Fred Karger says he will file a complaint with the Federal Election Commission if Fox News continues to reject his participation in Thursday’s debate in Ames, Iowa.
UPDATE BELOW FOLD
During last week’s deficit showdown, Tea Party Republicans in Washington rejected congressional compromise and stuck fast to their ideological guns. But, Republicans elsewhere are taking a less rigid stance.
Fox News says that openly-gay Republican presidential hopeful Fred Karger does NOT meet the requirements to participate in the cable news network’s debate in Ames, Iowa.